Seasonal Update

Water: As of 10.31.13, the water has been shut off in the main campground and picnic area. Both restroom/sanitation buildings are CLOSED for the season.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round behind the park office, and seasonally throughout the park.

Bathroom Facilities: See "Water" above. Vault toilets are available throughout the park. See All Season Map for locations.

Showers: See "Water" above.

Dump Station: The park does not have a dump station, but there are three located approximately 10 miles west of the park in Owatonna.
Cabela's
Kwik Trip #403 (Owatonna, MN)
Owatonna Wastewater Treatment

 

Campgrounds: The main campground has 40 standard campsites on 2 camping loops. There are 3 types of rustic sites available: walk-in, cart-in, and canoe-in. And there is one group site for up to 60 people. All campsites are closed for the season from October 20, 2013 through March 31, 2014.

Electric Sites: All electric sites are 50 amp. There are 18 electric sites in the main campground - all are in Loop B.

Special Notes for RV Campers: The park has gravel spurs. Spur length ranges from 35' to 55'. The main campground is not accessible to RVs in the winter and early spring.

Reservations: Reservations are recommended for weekends and holidays during the regular season. Reservations are not as necessary after Labor Day. Reservations are not taken after November 1 through April 1.

 

Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Office hours vary. If no one is available, please leave a message.

When office is closed, please use the self-registration station at the front of the office to purchase daily and annual permits, and to register for camping. Annual permits purchased through self-registration will be mailed.

 

Trail Notes: There are approximately five miles of hiking trails.

In winter, the park maintains 3 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails (easy) and 2.5 miles of snowmobile trails. Snowshoeing is allowed anywhere in the park except on groomed trails. Dog sledding is allowed on the lake. Check with the park office for ice conditions.

Winter trail shelters are available. One shelter, located near the boat launch, has a wood burning stove. The other shelter, located near the group camp, is not heated.

Season Rentals: Canoe & kayak rentals are available at the park office. The park's picnic shelter is available for rent by contacting the park office.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Please click the "State Park" link at the top of the screen, just above "Seasonal Update". This will take you to the main State Park page. Click "Events Calendar" under "Activities" to access all state park events.